Thursday, January 25, 2024

India Open: After losing in the semifinals, HS Prannoy withdraws; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty team up in the final


NEW DELHI: After being outplayed by the world's No. 1, ace shuttler HS Prannoy was eliminated from the India Open Super 750 tournament. 2 Shi Yu Qi of China in the men's singles elimination round on Saturday.

Then again, men's copies sets of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the last subsequent to beating Malaysian sets of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik

Prannoy experienced a straight-game misfortune in a cut sided challenge that endured 42 minutes while Satwik and Chirag wrapped up the game with 21-18, 21-14 win in a short time

World No.9 Prannoy matched his Chinese opponent in the principal game at 14-14 however at that point steadily disappeared as Shi Yu Qi ruled the procedures and proceeded to win the challenge 21-15, 21-5.

Shi Yu Qi moved easily across the court and played with persistence and accuracy to outsmart Prannoy, who looked messy in the subsequent game.

In the initial game, Prannoy opened up a 6-3 lead with two steep returns and subsequent to winning a net duel. A strike going to net and one more net mistake from the Indian brought Shi Yu Qi back at 6-6.

The Chinese played two or three pleasant checking out the head crushes to move to 10-8. Prannoy again pawed back before Shi Yu Qi entered the break with a one-point advantage with another exact crush.

As lead changed hands too frequently, the two engaged in a fierce battle until 14-14.

Be that as it may, the Indian appeared to have lost his concentration there after as showered his administration into the net and afterward Shi Yuqi created a net kill and a raving success to move to 17-14.

One more crush on his adversary forehand and it was five-game focuses for the Chinese, who changed over it by sending another away from Prannoy.

After the difference in sides, Prannoy simply didn't search in his component as Shi Yu Qi looked by a wide margin the better player as his net play was cleaned and he played a few brilliant drops to open up a 6-3 lead.

The Chinese thoroughly searched in charge as he directed the meetings and frequently completed the focuses releasing his exact crushes on the flanks.

As his blocks hit the net and his lifts were long, Prannoy was unable to control his errors. At the break, Soon Shi Yu Qi held a respectable 11-4 advantage.

The Chinese player displayed patience as he sped up the rallies with drops, half-slams, reverse hits, and caused his opponent to make mistakes.

Prannoy non-verbal communication said everything as he was unable to come down on his liked rival. In a jiffy it was 17-5 in the Chinese blessing. He took 15 match focuses and fixed it when the Indian went long once more.

"I think the main game was very presented yet I gave 2-3 focuses eventually. I couldn't move well in the subsequent game. All credit to him, he has a few decent shots. "Happy that we were able to reach the semifinals, but we still have a long way to go before we can win tournaments," he said.

"It's better not to break down a lot of now. It is a learning example. Trust I can improve sometime later."

In the finals, Shi Yu Qi will confront Hong Kong's Lee Cheuk Yiu, who staggered Big showdowns silver medallist Kodai Naraoka of Japan 21-13 15-21 21-19 to fit the bill for his most memorable Very 750 men's singles last at the India Open.

The Global No. 18 Lee had arrived at the finals at Hylo Open very 300 and Thailand Open very 500 last year.

In ladies' singles, China's Chen Yu Fei conquered countryman Wang Zhi Yi in straight games to set up a ladies' singles last against Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in a rematch of the Tokyo Olympics culmination conflict here.

Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Chen Yu Fei beat Wang Zhi Yi 21-13 21-18 in the semi-finals, while Tai Tzu Ying advanced to her second progressive ladies' singles last of the time with a 21-13 21-18 win over world no. 20 Yeo Jia Min in the main ladies' singles elimination round.

The Chinese shuttlers proceeded with their noteworthy run with two of their matches advancing to the finals of blended and ladies' pairs contest in the competition.

World no. 5 Jiang Zhen Bang and Wei Ya Xin were quick to amaze as they beat Korea's Kim Won Ho and Jeong Na Eun 21-19, 21-18 in the blended copies elimination rounds at the KD Jadhav Indoor Lobby.

The world no. 7 sets of Zhang Shu Xian and Zheng Yu then beat comrades Li Wen Mei and Liu Xuan 19-21, 21-17, 21-18 in the ladies' pairs semi-finals.

World no. 7 Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand additionally came to the highest point conflict in the wake of beating Ye Hong Wei and Lee Chia Hsin of Chinese Taipei in the subsequent elimination rounds in blended copies classification.

Ladies' copies sets of Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara of Japan likewise indented up a 21-13 21-16 win against Baek Ha Na and Lee So Hee of Korea to enter the finals.

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